Texas Tech University

Meet the Area Coordinator of Management

Dr. CogliserClaudia Cogliser has been named as the new area coordinator for the Area of Management at Texas Tech University's Jerry S. Rawls College of Business.

A professor of management, Cogliser joined the faculty at Rawls College in 2005. She earned her doctorate in business administration with a concentration in organizational behavior from the University of Miami in 1997.

Cogliser has won numerous research and teaching awards and contributed chapters to several books. Her scholarly work focuses on leadership, sexual harassment, and research methods and has been cited over 5,000 times in scholarly outlets. Her research articles have been published in many journals, including: Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Management Communication Quarterly, Leadership and Organizational Development Journal, and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.


We are a community that impacts the lives of people at work, the quality and success of organizations, and the vitality of societies and economies. Our impact comes from our work with students in and out of the classroom, our engagement with the community and policy-makers, our participation and leadership in the scientific world, and our collaboration with organizations and businesses.


To be the Southwest* of management faculties – a positive community where management thrives, scholars grow, and colleagues flourish.

*"Southwest" is intended to have multiple meanings, suggesting the innovative, productive, and customer focused culture of Southwest Airlines, a strong regional presence in the Southwestern United States consistent with the Rawls College's vision to be among the top business schools of choice in Texas, and a strong national and international reputation consistent with the vision and mission of both entities.


  • High-quality scholarship, teaching, and service
  • Collegiality and cooperative relationships characterized by synergy, trust, transparency, mutual respect, and friendship
  • Personal and professional authenticity: holding true to our values and capitalizing on our diversity and strengths to achieve vital engagement at work
  • Confidence, optimism, hope and resilience
  • Play, an important source of creativity and enthusiasm at work
  • Results characterized by conscientiousness, productivity, resource abundance, professionalism, prestige, and a reputation for excellence
  • The ethic of contribution which guides our action in all of these areas